View Post

A Simple Drill An Over-The-Top Steep Swing Path

In Golf Drills, How To Avoid Pop-ups, How To Fix Your Pull, Swing Path Drills by The Golf Drill GuruLeave a Comment

If anyone has ever given you hard time after skying a tee-shot with a comment like ‘I hope you brought your defroster’ then you’ll enjoy this next drill. Skied tee shots and chunks are often caused by the same swing fault — and over-the-top, steep downswing.  Since a large majority of the golfing population suffers from some degree of an …

View Post

Pull Slice? Try a The Sidehill Drill

In Golf Drills, How To Fix Your Pull, Swing Path Drills by The Golf Drill GuruLeave a Comment

The fault being demonstrated by the lines in this picture is called coming over-the-top. This classic fault is very common with slicers, and is most often characterized by a big looping slice that starts left of the target line (right-handers anyway). This move, of hacking down at the ball from a vertical position with the arms and upper body results …

Figure 8 – Fix Your Pull Drill

In How To Fix Your Pull by The Golf Drill GuruLeave a Comment

One of the best ways to fix an over-the-top swing is to exaggerate the exact opposite move.  This drill is designed to do exactly that and force an in to out swing path.  It’s a very effective drill – have a look at the video and description below on how to perform it.
 

View Post

Quit Coming Over-the-Top and Save $60

In How To Fix Your Pull by The Golf Drill Guru3 Comments

Who has seen that infomercial for the Inside Approach or the Path Pro? Trust me, if you have The Golf Channel you’ve seen it, its a little foam bar that can be used to help players rid their swings of that dreaded over-the-top / slice move. Anyway, I have used something similar in my lessons to help my students with …

45º Ball Drill – Stop Coming Over-The-Top

In How To Fix Your Pull by The Golf Drill Guru1 Comment

Your over-the-top move can have many causes – most commonly though, it stems from poor fundamentals. Regardless your over-the-top move travels on an out to in swing path and to help fix this, we need to get you swinging the opposite direction – in to out. The in to out swing path will help you get into the slot, fight …

Fix The Double Cross

In How To Fix Your Pull by The Golf Drill Guru1 Comment

Picture this…You’re sitting on the right hand side of the fairway, of a dog-leg right hole and the pin is just hiding behind the trees. You have 160 yards to the pin and will need to hit a 10-15 yards fade to avoid the trees on the right. You’re a little worried because if you hit the shot straight, you’ll …

Top 5 Most Common Faults Causing You To Come Over-The-Top

In How To Fix Your Pull by The Golf Drill GuruLeave a Comment

The hack shot, coming over the top, rushing the downswing… all of these sayings are used to describe the same out to in downswing path that affects millions of golfers. This dreaded fault has many causes, which makes curing it difficult as drills will help some players but not others. I highly recommend video taping and analyzing your swing on …